Counselling Processes and Interventions
2014 unit code: PSC60014 (formerly HAYS411)
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
|Contact hours||36 hours|
Admission to the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling).
Aims and objectives
This unit provides an overview of fundamental counselling process, with particular emphasis on counselling interventions such as the basic microskills of counselling, enhancing client change though developing therapist-client relationship, problem-solving and improving therapist self-awareness.
After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:
Class sessions will involve lectures, discussions, role-plays, case studies, demonstration of counselling skills and class participation.
Active participation in class and case study presentations (10%)
Generic skills outcomes
The graduate attributes associated with this unit of study are as follows:
* are capable in their chosen professional areas.
* operate effectively in work and community.
* are adaptable and manage change.
* are aware of environments.
Egan, G., Exercises in Helping Skills: A Training Manual to Accompany the Skilled Helper (7th Edition), Pacific Grove, Brooks/Cole, USA, 2002.